Hurricane Ian devastation prompts concern about mental health struggles for those affected by the storm

A man hauls debris away from a pizza restaurant that was badly damaged by Hurricane Ian at Fort Myers Beach, Fla., on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Jay Reeves / AP

FORT LAUDERDALE  — For survivors, the damage from Hurricane Ian, or any major disaster, isn’t limited to property destruction. The anguish of losing everything can take a devastating toll on mental health. And as people tend to the immediate needs of food, shelter, and clothing, mental health issues often take a backseat. ”

Every time I hear the wind blow and a piece of a wind aluminum shift, it’s kind of

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